Electronic, Molecular Weight, Molecular Volume, and Financial Cost-Scaling and Comparison of Two-Photon Absorption Efficiency in Disparate Molecules (Organometallic Complexes for Nonlinear Optics. 48.) – A Response to “Comment on ‘Organometallic Complexes for Nonlinear Optics. 45. Dispersion of the Third-Order Nonlinear Optical Properties of Triphenylamine-Cored Alkynylruthenium Dendrimers.’ Increasing the Nonlinear Response by Two Orders of Magnitude.”
Research School of Chemistry, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
The two-photon absorption cross-sections of related organometallic and organic dendrimers have been compared using a basket of scaling factors, the results revealing that organometallics are highly competitive as possible nonlinear optical materials viewed from economic, size, and weight perspectives, as well as consideration of π-electron contribution.